Luca Parmitano dresses up for Halloween on the International Space Station. 'Lex Luthor's dream,' he tweeted. Space Station Best Halloween Costume Ever … IN SPACE! Article written: 1 Nov , 2013 Updated: 23 Dec , 2015 by Nancy Atkinson This really happened, on the International Space Station, on Halloween. Awesome. Follow Luca Parmitano on Twitter Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) By Nancy Atkinson - Nancy Atkinson is currently Universe Today's Contributing Editor. Previously she served as UT's Senior Editor and lead writer, and has worked with Astronomy Cast and 365 Days of Astronomy. Nancy is the author of the new book "Incredible Stories from Space: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Missions Changing Our View of the Cosmos." She is also a NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador. Recent Sun Activity Spawns Stunning AuroraeMorning Comets Continue to Dazzle in New Images, Timelapses International Space Station (ISS), luca parmitano Related posts 7% of Scott Kelly’s Genes Changed After a Year in Space Astronaut Scott Tingle Was Able To Control A Ground-Based Robot… From Space. Special Skinsuits Could Help Astronauts Avoid Back Pain When Their Spines Expand In Space 5 Responses DreadPirateZed says November 1, 2013 at 5:57 PM I love it… but what’s with the black stuff on the shirt? Did he wear it while doing an oil change? I realize that that could be either funky shadows, or some sort of graphic meant to look like the shadows of incredibly ripped abs, but if so I can’t quite see it… Log in to Reply Ramone says November 1, 2013 at 6:26 PM It’s just shading to outline the costume’s “muscles”. Log in to Reply kaplanfx says November 1, 2013 at 7:22 PM It’s funny how much planning had to have gone into this. I guess storage space isn’t as much of an issue as it used to be given that ISS is “large” for a spacecraft. Log in to Reply Dominique Willems says November 1, 2013 at 8:54 PM I’m afraid Superman has long sleeves. This looks a bit girly. Let’s start all over again and report back tomorrow. Log in to Reply delphinus100 says November 1, 2013 at 8:57 PM We don’t need no steeenking special effects! Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.